Next to the ONKS in the pool, there is also a Dutch Championships Open Water for Students (NKS Open Water) since 2013. This competition takes place during summer and is suitable for all students at HBO or University.
The last NKS Open Water took place on Sunday the 23rd of June 2019 during the Speedo Swim-In in Leiden. This was the first time the competition started at a new location: het Huigpark (2312 CX, Leiden). The following distances can be swum:
- 500m breaststroke
- 1000m freestyle
- 4x100m freestyle relay
The organizing association of this edition was E.L.S.Z.W.V. Aquamania. The date for 2022 is yet to be announced. The participation costs will be around €10,00 per individual distance and €15,00 if you swim the 500m breaststroke and 1000m freestyle. The participation costs for the 4x100m freestyle are €4,00 per team. Electronic time measurement will be used during the competition, the rent of the band, that registers your time, is free. Participants who want to sleep in Leiden Saturday night can give this option via the sign up form. Aquamania will do their best to get everyone a comfortable sleeping place. As soon as there is more information about the edition in 2021 the form below this page can be downloaded, filled in and send to firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here, or mail to email@example.com for more information.
The NKS Open Water records can be found below: